2021 Forum: Impact of Vehicle Technologies and Automation on Users

 

The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety will resume the Forum on Impact of Vehicle Technologies and Automation on Users in 2021. Due to uncertainties related to the COVID pandemic, the Forum will be a virtual event with the following details available now:

  • Dates: September 15, 16, and 17
  • Duration: 1:00-3:00 PM ET
  • Registration Fee: $0.00
  • Maximum Number of Participants: 100 per day

REGISTER HERE.

Join us at 12:30 EDT daily for games, catching up with friends, and meeting new people.

Wednesday, September 15, 2021, 1:00-3:00 PM EDT (GMT-4)

  • Focus Topic: Understanding and Perception of Vehicle Automation
    • Welcome, Event Background & Opening Remarks
    • Panel Discussion (names in alphabetical order)
      • John Gasper, Ph.D. – University of Iowa
      • Woon Kim, Ph.D. – AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety
      • John Lenneman, Ph.D. – Toyota Motor North America
      • Anju Pradhan, Ph.D. – University of Massachusetts
    • Breakout Group Discussion & Reporting
    • Preview of Day 2

Thursday, September 16, 2021, 1:00-3:00 PM EDT (GMT-4)

  • Focus Topic: Driver Interactions with Vehicle Automation
    • Review of Day 1 & Introduction of Day 2
    • Invited Presentations (names in alphabetical order)
      • Martin Baumann, Ph.D. – Ulm University
      • Naomi Dunn, Ph.D. – Virginia Tech Transportation Institute
      • David Strayer, Ph.D. – University of Utah
    • Breakout Group Discussion & Reporting
    • Preview of Day 3

Friday, September 17, 2021, 1:00-3:00 PM EDT (GMT-4)

  • Focus Topic: Education & Training on Vehicle Automation
    • Review of Day 2 & Introduction of Day 3
    • Panel Discussion (names in alphabetical order)
      • Wendy Ju, Ph.D. – Cornell Tech
      • Josef Krems, Ph.D. – Chemnitz University of Technology
      • Jeremiah Singer – Westat
      • William Van Tassel, Ph.D. – AAA
    • Breakout Group Discussion & Reporting
    • Closing Remarks & 2022 Forum Plan

If you have any questions, please contact Joanne But at jbut@aaafoundation.org. Access previous Forum reports from 2017, 2018, and 2019.